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scavenger hunt

n.
A game in which individuals or teams try to locate and often bring back or take a photograph of miscellaneous items on a list.

scavenger hunt

n
(Games, other than specified) a game in which players are required to collect an assortment of miscellaneous items: usually played outdoors

scav′enger hunt`


n.
a game in which individuals or teams are sent out to get without buying a series of objects, the winner being the person or team returning first with all the items.
[1935–40, Amer.]
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We have all heard about scavenger hunts but what's different about a photo scavenger hunt is that instead of collecting the items on a list, you take a photo of them instead.
Thrill of the Hunt is a company that exclusively develops and administers to theme scavenger hunts, nationwide.
She then created 25 "Broomequest" scavenger hunts to entice both residents and visitors to discover the fun.
Action plan of the day includes getting DubaieIUs youngsters involved in mangrove rehabilitation, feeding hammour, taking part in natural history scavenger hunts, creating art from collected waste.
Scavenger hunts began as traditional activities for fun at family reunions and birthday parties; everyone was provided with a list of objects to find or to acquire within a set limit of time.
Using scavenger hunts and classroom swaps, campuses in the William S.
A literature review revealed that rather than focusing on how to use the library, a growing number of academic libraries host activities, such as murder mysteries, luaus, and scavenger hunts that promote both a positive introduction to the library and student engagement (Cahoy & Bichel 2004; Kirby 2003; Marcus & Beck 2003).
These learning experiences include WebQuests, Pathfinders, Treasure Hunts, Scavenger Hunts, and Tracks.
The companion CD-ROM has activities that include puzzles, scavenger hunts and Web sites that offer answers to questions.
She added: ``We have organised quiz trails, scavenger hunts, environmental sculptures, face painting and storytelling for seven to 11-year-olds.
Scavenger Hunt with Friends is a social networking-based game that allows users to create scavenger hunts by selecting a list of pre-determined items or creating their own customized list.
8220;We offer more than dog scavenger hunts, but our pet-friendly events are very popular and are a lot of fun